The patient journey

There are many different types of tumour and different types of treatment. Patients rarely, if ever, come straight to the Christie Hospital because diagnostic tests are performed elsewhere and then we need the opinion of the whole multidisciplinary team (MDT).

Symptoms and Diagnosis

Symptoms vary greatly between different people depending on which part of the brain affected

Referral to Salford Royal FT Neuro-oncology MDT

Find out about the different patient pathways after initial diagnosis

Diagnosis and surgery

In many cases, the diagnosis is confirmed by performing a brain operation

After diagnosis

Read about the different options available after diagnosis

Referral to The Christie

Find out about meeting your consultant clinical oncologist

Having treatment

This section provides you with an overview of treatment timelines.

After treatment

Find out about the next steps to take once your treatment is complete